New Straits Times - Zahratulhayat Mat Arif
The state government has identified a new site near Felcra Nasaruddin in Bota here for the construction of an international airport in Perak.
State Infrastructure, Energy, Water and Public Transport Committee chairman Datuk Seri Ir Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin said the new location was located about 40km from the original proposed site of the airport in Seri Iskandar.
Mohammad Nizar said however, the proposal to build an airport on a 1,618.7ha site required a thorough study before implementation.
"Today, a meeting was held with Colebrand International Limited which is an infrastructure engineering company from the United Kingdom regarding the site for the construction of the new airport.